A revision of the Neotropical caddisfly genus Leucotrichia Mosely, 1934 (Hydroptilidae, Leucotrichiinae)

Robin E. Thomson, Ralph W. Holzenthal

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Abstract

A revision of Leucotrichia (Trichoptera, Hydroptilidae) is provided, including a generic diagnosis, illustrations, a key, and descriptions of males. A total of 43 species are treated, 13 described as new: Leucotrichia angelinae sp. n. (Venezuela), L. denticulata sp. n. (Mexico), L. dianeae sp. n (Costa Rica), L. fulminea sp. n. (Ecuador), L. hispida sp. n. (Costa Rica), L. kateae sp. n. (Venezuela), L. pectinata sp. n. (Ecuador), L. procera sp. n. (Brazil), L. repanda sp. n. (Venezuela), L. rhomba sp. n. (Costa Rica), L. riostoumae sp. n. (Ecuador), L. sidneyi sp. n. (Venezuela), and L. tapantia sp. n. (Costa Rica).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-100
Number of pages100
JournalZooKeys
Issue number499
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015

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Keywords

  • Caddisflies
  • Hydroptilidae
  • Leucotrichia
  • Neotropical
  • New species
  • Trichoptera

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